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Minden in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Grace Melissa Dangberg

1896 - 1985

 
 
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By Karen Key, September 29, 2007
1. Grace Melissa Dangberg Marker
Inscription.  Grace Dangberg was the granddaughter of Heinrick Frederick Dangberg, a pioneer Carson Valley settler from a village near Minden, Germany, whose family founded Minden, Nevada.

Miss Dangberg, a distinguished Nevadan, devoted her considerable talents and fortune to the enhancement of cultural pursuits and Nevada history, giving generously to the University of Nevada-Reno, the Carson Valley Historical Society and other deserving institutions.

Dedicated by the Historical Society in 1988.
 
Erected 1988 by Carson Valley Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 57.23′ N, 119° 45.946′ W. Marker is in Minden, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and Esmeralda Avenue, on the left when traveling south on 6th Street. Located in Minden Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Minden NV 89423, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Dangberg House (a few steps from this marker); Douglas County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Minden Park
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By Karen Key, September 29, 2007
2. Grace Melissa Dangberg Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); A. F. Neidt House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); M. E. Fay House (about 400 feet away); Henry Beck House (about 400 feet away); First National Bank of Nevada (about 400 feet away); Minden Flour Milling Company (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Minden.
 
Also see . . .
1. Valley Women Honored. (Submitted on October 27, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. Description and History of Minden by David W. Toll. (Submitted on October 27, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWomen
 
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July 5, 2009
3. Grace Melissa Dangberg Marker
The Rotary Memorial Bandstand is seen in Background
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,576 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on July 17, 2009.
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